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The art of the Japanese garden / David Young and Michiko Kimura Young ; photography by David and Michiko Young, Ben Simmons, Keystone ; illustrations by Tan Hong Yew.

By: Young, David.
Contributor(s): Young, Michiko Kimura | Tan, Yew Hong | Simmons, Ben | Young, Michiko | Young, Michiko [author.] | Simmons, Ben [author.] | Tan, Yew Hong [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, Mass. : Tuttle, 2005Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0804835985 (hbk.); 9784805311257.Subject(s): Gardens, Japanese | Gardens -- JapanDDC classification: 712.60952
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Non-Fiction 712.6 YOU 1 Available T00584973
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Winner of the 2006 American Horitcultural Society Book Award! <br> <br> Gardening has reached new heights of sophistication, and this book profiles a number of the most notable gardens in Japan and beyond. The goal of a Japanese garden is to suggest a landscape, to depict famous natural scenes, or to evoke a particular artistic quality or atmosphere. Graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, Zen gardens, and several other elements all play key roles in these extravagant landscapes.<br> <br> The Art of the Japanese Garden is a valuable resource for anyone interested in gardening, landscape design, and Japanese art and culture.

Bibliography: p. 176.

Includes bibliographical references.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • The Art of Japanese Gardens: Development of Japanese Gardens
  • Basic Elements and Principles:
  • Rocks, Sand and Gravel
  • Walls, Fences and Paths
  • Ponds, Waterfalls and Bridges
  • Decorative Artifacts
  • Islands, Hills and Pavilions
  • Flora and Fauna
  • The Four Seasons
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Japan's Traditional Gardens:
  • Early Graveled Courtyards (Ise Jinju, Horyuji Temple)
  • Shinden Style Complexes (Daikakuji Temple, Ninnaji Temple, Heian Shrine)
  • Esoteric and Paradise Gardens (Sanzenin Temple, Byodoin Temple, Joruriji Temple)
  • Zen Temple Gardens (Tenryuji Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Ginkakuji Temple, Ryoanji Temple, Daitokuji Temple)
  • Warrior Gardens (Nishi Honganji Temple, Nijo Castle)
  • Tea Roji (Kotoin Temple, Urakuen); Edo Period Gardens (Katsura Rikyu, Shugakuin and Sento Gosho, Suizenji Koen, Ritsurin Koen, Kenrokuen, Okayama Korakuen, Tokyo Stroll Gardens)
  • Modern Gardens:Meiji Gardens: (Sankeien and Murinan)
  • Showa Gardens: (Tofukuji and Adachi Museum)
  • Japanese Gardens Outside Japan
  • Modern Residential Gardens